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San Francisco to Oakland train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$12.50
Shortest Duration1h 0m
Trips per day15
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How to book cheap San Francisco to Oakland train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from San Francisco to Oakland is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from San Francisco to Oakland were $12.90. By booking 0 days out, tickets are on average $0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from San Francisco to Oakland?

The busiest time of the week for travel from San Francisco to Oakland by train is at 5:00 AM on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 10:00 AM on Saturday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from San Francisco. Most train trips to Oakland will depart from Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St, 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St.
  • Bus Terminal - 200 Folsom St
  • 5 Embarcadero Ctr - Corner of California & Drumm St
Train trips arrive in Oakland at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 245 Second St, Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave are the main train stations in Oakland for trips arriving from San Francisco.
  • 245 Second St
  • Across San Leandro Blvd from BART station - 700 73rd Ave